Restaurants and bars seek to ease the tension, creating Trump and Kim pinatas and cocktails in the national colours
Singapore is a city that has been described as having all the atmosphere of an airport terminal or a large shopping mall. Dirt and chaos are not welcome here, be it in the form of litter, chewing gum, graffiti or political protest. Cross the road away from a designated crossing at your peril. It is into this highly regulated city-state that two of the world’s most powerful yet unpredictable world leaders will meet for the first time in a summit next week.